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We talk about children

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 28 April 2018
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Some reflections after an evening dinner in Tbilisi as I research and set up a community music conference! Thank you Gyorgy (Director of the Teachers Centre) for the dinner. You weren't there so we were a little less formal. We talked about our children, ate cheese, spinach, aubergine, walnuts, t...

To my friends in Georgia

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 25 April 2018
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My final project for More Music this summer is to co-chair the Community Music Conference for ISME. We're running it in Tbilisi, Georgia before the main conference in Baku and I am off to do the final setting up - venues, translators, trips, food, hotels and all. Connecting with local musicians, w...

Why Music? from Loz Kaye

Read More » Posted in: by Darren Leadsom on 6 April 2018
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Why Music ?  From Loz Kaye     Asking the big questions seems like a good place to start. I am completely thrilled to be joining the More Music team as the next Artistic Director. Not least because it is a chance to ask questions like why do so many people love music so, wha...

More Music welcomes Loz Kaye!

Read More » Posted in: by Darren Leadsom on 6 April 2018
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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Loz Kaye as Artistic Director and successor to Pete Moser who founded the organisation in 1993.  Under the leadership of Pete Moser, we are proud that More Music has successfully responded to changing funding environments whilst retaining ...

Provocation

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 4 February 2018
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I was asked to provide a provocation for a meeting of members of the Faculty of music at Laurier where the growing community music department is trying to further define its role and place. These were my thoughts. Time for Radical Change In all of our nations there are different issues that ar...

Masterclasses and Youth Leadership

Read More » Posted in: Lancashire Music Education Hub, Sector news, Young people by Sandra Wood on 2 February 2018
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Defining Pedagogy

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 31 January 2018
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I am here in Waterloo, Ontario at Wilfred Laurier University working for good friend Lee Willingham. The snow is falling, it's at least minus 10 and I'm planning my 3 days of teaching. It makes me consider the discussion at a recent More Music Creative Projects meeting where we tried to define our...

Norwegian connections

Read More » Posted in: International, Lancashire Music Education Hub, Music Inclusion, Organisational news by Sandra Wood on 24 January 2018
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Matt Robinson makes Norwegian connections. I'm currently working on a brand new avant-garde jazz / kids project with the amazing Lancaster based Norwegian cellist Maja Bugge. On the back of a series of rehearsals and test concerts came an invite from across the North Sea to meet some of the m...

Drinking

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 27 November 2017
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Alone connected feeling special, feeling sad such a big small world I am coming to the end of this trip of many places, many people, much music and thinking. Sitting outside by the river in Brisbane eating and drinking a couple of cocktails and pondering the world I have witnessed and the wor...

Teaching

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 26 November 2017
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playful music creative pedagogy seems to make us smile My time clock is really out of control waking at 5am most morning now and today I get to work on the planning for the next international Community Music Gathering in Tbilisi in July 2018 before a planned Skype with my co-chair Mary Cohe...

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